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Snake-Man

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Re: How you learn?
« Reply #30 on: January 15, 2011, 01:11:21 PM »

Easiest done in salad form, with a little blowfish for protein.


I did appreciate how you put "swallow" in parentheses there, Snakey~

Exactly.   ;)
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Re: How you learn?
« Reply #31 on: January 15, 2011, 03:33:27 PM »

I guess no use in asking children for advice.
Just want to be able to do my first trance.
The items you have mentioned are very dangerous.
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Re: How you learn?
« Reply #32 on: January 15, 2011, 03:58:34 PM »

I guess no use in asking children for advice.
Just want to be able to do my first trance.
The items you have mentioned are very dangerous.


If you want to be answered like an adult, perhaps you should bother to, at least, spell the name of the substance you are inquiring about correctly. Just a thought.
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Re: How you learn?
« Reply #33 on: January 15, 2011, 04:11:21 PM »

I guess no use in asking children for advice.
Just want to be able to do my first trance.
The items you have mentioned are very dangerous.

Well, no shit, Sherlock!!!  That was the whole point!  I was secretly hoping you'd take my advice seriously, even though it was heavily laden with sarcasm.  Also, in case you missed the disclaimer in my post in small print, here it is, enlarged:  "I really hope she doesn't take me seriously...if any of these are swallowed, especially in large amounts, consult a mortician."

And I am hardly a child (31).  Cunning, yes.  Diabolical, perhaps.  Evil??  Most definately.  But I am certainly NOT a child.
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Hjolmaer

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Re: How you learn?
« Reply #34 on: January 15, 2011, 05:04:55 PM »

Anna,

Insulting people is generally frowned on.  And it isn't going to win you any friends.

It's certainly not going to endear anyone to help you in the future.
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Re: How you learn?
« Reply #35 on: January 16, 2011, 08:05:52 AM »

I have no intention of insulting anyone.
I have met with no kindness here only sarcasm.
I asked a serious question.
I thought Wiccans were supposed to be enlighted.
I have lived through 3 strokes , broken neck and a broken hip.
I am only here to find my path.
To connect to someone or something greater than myself.
To be able to do good for those in pain around me.
To help lift their eyes and ease their burdens.
What is the use of knowledge and power if you can not help
those that suffer around you.
How many have commited suicide for the lack of kindness, one small act or word
that shows someone thinks of them, someone cares.
I will stop and take time, even without abilities or anything to give.
To say to them I care. I have nothing, but what I am I give.
This for now is all I can do,
Give love , when none is asked.
Give kindness and ask for none in return.
Give hope , when you cannot  feel the light.
Give stability when you are far from land.
Breath life.when you cant find the spark.
And hold them when they are surrounded by darkness.

This for now is all I have.
And for some it was not enough.

I need to be able to give more.

I had no intention of offending anyone, but some of you seem to offend easily.
Take to heart what you say and do affects those around you.
Children is not an insult.
A serious question was asked and a childesh response was recieved.
There is no insult in still being a child, is just means that there is still room for improvement.
I was praying for a good site for knowledge, and to grow.
 
 Dear Hjolmaer,

why cause pain?



Pardon my spelling.But I did think a Person was worth more than words.

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Re: How you learn?
« Reply #36 on: January 16, 2011, 08:58:02 AM »

Now for a line-item quote that some seem to hate so much:
I have no intention of insulting anyone.

Your "children comment was condescending and insulting.

I have met with no kindness here only sarcasm.

That's bullshit and you know it.

I asked a serious question.

No one is disputing that.

I thought Wiccans were supposed to be enlighted.

What, Wiccans are the only spiritual path that's supposed to be enlightened?  Knowledge and wisdom are personal things, and have very little to do with your spiritual path, to be honest with you.  Unless you're a zen monk.

I have lived through 3 strokes , broken neck and a broken hip.

And?  At least one of the other admins has lived through a hell of a lot more than that, and I'm sure many of our regular members (like yourself) have lived through their own personal hells.  Drop the pity-party phishing.  No one is going to let you use this as an excuse.

I am only here to find my path.

And we'll be happy to help you, but we do expect you to do some research yourself.

To connect to someone or something greater than myself.
To be able to do good for those in pain around me.
To help lift their eyes and ease their burdens.
What is the use of knowledge and power if you can not help
those that suffer around you.
How many have commited suicide for the lack of kindness, one small act or word
that shows someone thinks of them, someone cares.
I will stop and take time, even without abilities or anything to give.
To say to them I care. I have nothing, but what I am I give.
This for now is all I can do,
Give love , when none is asked.
Give kindness and ask for none in return.
Give hope , when you cannot  feel the light.
Give stability when you are far from land.
Breath life.when you cant find the spark.
And hold them when they are surrounded by darkness.

Sounds like the start of a spiritual path to me.

This for now is all I have.
And for some it was not enough.

Yeah, that's called "life".  Learn to deal with it.  You can't save everyone, and to be honest, perhaps you shouldn't.  Death is a natural part of life.  Perhaps, despite what else may have driven them to it, it's their "time to go".  Perhaps they've learned all they need to in this life and they're ready to move on to the next life.  That's not your call to make.  Not mine, either.

I need to be able to give more.

For your own narcissistic tendency toward thinking you know what's best?  It'd be better to say that you want to be able to give more.

I had no intention of offending anyone, but some of you seem to offend easily.

Really?  We're not the ones thinking that we're being hated.  I'm not offended.  I know most of the others aren't either.

Take to heart what you say and do affects those around you.

It only affects them if they choose to let it.  Unless you're shooting.

Children is not an insult.

Used in the condescending method in which you chose to deliver it, yes, it is.

A serious question was asked and a childesh response was recieved.

A serious question was asked, but you hadn't even bothered to make sure you were spelling it right.  And in fact, asked us how to spell it.  It took me about five seconds on Google to not only double-check the correct spelling, but also find some very basic information on the plant.  Wyldkat started a workshop for Ogma on researching via the internet.  Perhaps you should give that a good look.  It'll help you a lot.  We are more than happy to help people, but we do expect people to do the ground-work themselves.  We don't spoon-feed here, and there's a very good reason for that.

There is no insult in still being a child, is just means that there is still room for improvement.

Um, no.

You said we were children, meaning, as I said above, that we are somehow beneath you.  You used it knowing full well that it was insulting, and now you're trying to back-track and cover your own ass.  No.  What you need to understand is that just because a person is not older than you, they are not a child.  And there's always room for improvement.  I don't care how old you are.  You're using "child" in a derogatory fashion to indicate those who you believe are younger than you.

No more insults.  Period.

I was praying for a good site for knowledge, and to grow.

Welcome to TCC.  You're in the right place.  But you get out of it what you put into it.
 
Dear Hjolmaer,

why cause pain?

What pain, exactly, have I caused?


Pardon my spelling.But I did think a Person was worth more than words.

Same old excuse.

The site has a spell-check function.

If you can't be bothered to click the little button that says "spell-check" then it displays your laziness, not any sort of pseudo-psychological/philosophical bent.

Just laziness.


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Re: How you learn?
« Reply #37 on: January 16, 2011, 09:13:21 AM »

I have no intention of insulting anyone.
I have met with no kindness here only sarcasm.
I asked a serious question.
I thought Wiccans were supposed to be enlighted.
...

Okay, here is my favorite. Whenever someone new here gets upset, they try and throw being Wiccan back in our faces. What are you trying to achieve with that? Do you think you can guilt trip us all into being nice because you assume our spiritual path should make up so? That we are going to say "Oops! I forgot! I'm a Wiccan so I have to be nice and put with with condescending bullshit from anyone and everyone!"? Also, here's a little tip, honey: The majority of this sites user base isn't even Wiccan.
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Re: How you learn?
« Reply #38 on: January 16, 2011, 09:38:27 AM »

No sir and madam,
AND I did not mean it as an insult.
And by no way or means is wiccan being thrown at someone.
I assumed, that it was alright to ask a question on spelling and thank you for the name of the person for internet info.
It would be nice to learn.
And I am not disputing or doing self -pity .
I was explaining my NEED to help others.
I am more than willing to do it myself . just needed a direction to head.
I did google it after I saw that you could look it up that way.
And the Tea is a bit earthy tasting needs sweetner.

Also last but not least I did use spell check and it didnt highlight my word.
I still pray blessing and peace on your day.
LOL. and children is not an insult and I will not back down from the spirit in which I wrote it! :} smiles and hugs even if ya dont want them.
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Re: How you learn?
« Reply #39 on: January 16, 2011, 11:24:55 AM »

Okay, then, I'll put it this way:

Don't use the word "children" in that capacity again, as it is insulting to those it is directed at. Regardless of your own personal intent.

And "mugswort" pops up as being misspelled in this post.  I would guess that the spell-checker is malfunctioning, as it did not offer a correction.  However, if that happens (you'll see a red line underneath the word that's misspelled) you should be able to right-click on the word and get a list of recommended spellings.

To whit:
"mugs wort"
"mugs-wort"
"mugshot"
"glasswort"
"Galsworthy"

Don't ask where the last two came from.  Word is weird.

"mugwort" also shows up as being misspelled, though, and gives many of the same recommended corrections.  The "dictionary" that word processors use has to have certain words added.  Remember, when dealing with herbs and plants, that the "common name" of the plant is not one which will always be recognized as an accurate spelling of a word.  Common names of plants came about from various sources, and not all of them seem to immediately make sense (take, for example, Lady Slipper, or Baby's Breath).

I was serious, though.  Check out the workshop Ogma did on researching online.  I learned quite a bit I never knew (like adding "site:.edu" to search phrases), and it never hurts to broaden your skills.

Yes, you did ask if it was spelled correctly.  But just about anything you can type can be searched for via the internet.  Google is a good one, as it not only offers up recommendations, but also will offer proper/alternate spellings.
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Re: How you learn?
« Reply #40 on: January 16, 2011, 02:18:40 PM »

And the Tea is a bit earthy tasting needs sweetner.

Also last but not least I did use spell check and it didnt highlight my word.

Just now, you didn't use spell-check. "Sweetner" is not a word. "Sweetener" is. That was caught with spell-check.

Not helping your argument, hon'.


I still pray blessing and peace on your day.
LOL. and children is not an insult and I will not back down from the spirit in which I wrote it! :} smiles and hugs even if ya dont want them.

Thank you for the blessings, smiles and hugs.

However, being one of the younger members of the board, I found the tone you used regarding 'children' rude, regardless of what your intent was. Please be more careful when using that term.
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Re: How you learn?
« Reply #41 on: January 17, 2011, 12:45:30 PM »

dear madam,
no I did not spell-check the last post.
I had the first.
I thought I had spelled it properly so I did not check it.
But thank you for pointing out the mis-spelling of the word.
I am just getting into computers.
I am trying to google things now.Thank you for that site:}
I have to be careful.Had to pay to get some viruses out .
He said it was cause i clicked on a link.
and not to press yes on anything.

He should be over to show me some more this weekend if he is not busy.
And dear people I am not arguing with anyone here .It is not my intention.
Ok I hope this is correctly spelled .So far the only thing highlighted is spell-check.
I am not here to change how people view certain things.I am here to see what i can learn.
{lol, and maybe improve my spelling:}
ok, still only spell-check showing up so I belive I am able to post this , without anyone commenting on spelling.

Thank you all for your insights and advice.I should be able to work better hopefully Saturday.
And I have had no success with the mugswort,on charcoal or as a tea.{It is however dangerous for pregnant women.}Google says.
I have not found much else yet for trying to have a trance.ok Spell-check still giving me the ok.
What should I call people"Sir/Madam or is there something more appropriate?"

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Re: How you learn?
« Reply #42 on: January 17, 2011, 12:54:02 PM »

Generally referring to people by the screen name is fine.

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Re: How you learn?
« Reply #43 on: January 17, 2011, 01:15:30 PM »

Alright is there anything else I should know on etiquette, for here?
lol glad for spell check on that one:}
Trying to find section on how you copied the type into the white section box.
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Re: How you learn?
« Reply #44 on: January 17, 2011, 02:19:05 PM »

If you look at the top-right of any given post, you should see a link called "Quote".  If you click on that, the forum software will automatically put it in a post for you.
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